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Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus (Yellow-headed blackbird)

There were at least two in the marsh - you could hear one call and then the other. Not that closely related to the Red Winged Black bird - different family.


Age: Mature
Altitude: 3m (9 feet)
Camera: Nikon D800
Date: Sunday, May 22nd, 2016 at 3:12 PM
Exposure: 1/400 sec at f8.0
Exposure Compensation: 851 ev
Gender: Male
ISO: 640 asa
Lens: 400mm f2.8G ED VR AF-S NIKKOR + TC-20E III
With cropping (you see 22% of the image as shot), this lens is effectively a 1671mm lens on a 35mm camera
Location:
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Region: North America, Canada, British Columbia, Metro Vancouver, Richmond, Iona Beach
Scientific Name: species related to Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus (Yellow-headed blackbird)
Tag: bird, Iona Beach Regional Park
Larger image: 2000 x 1333
Raw image: 3524 x 2349

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